ADS-B Latency Estimation Technique for Surveillance Performance Assessment

  • Yasuyuki KakubariEmail author
  • Yoshio Kosuge
  • Tadashi Koga
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 555)


Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is one of the key available technologies for aircraft surveillance. ADS-B provides high accurate GNSS positions with high update rate for air traffic control and airline operations. This feature will improve the safety and efficiency of air traffic operations. However, ADS-B user cannot benefit from the accuracy capability because the ADS-B message does not include information of GNSS measured time and because of the latency between the GNSS measured time and ADS-B message arrival time. In this paper, we propose a technique to estimate the variable element of ADS-B latency. Then, the proposed technique is applied to real data obtained by ENRI experimental system. The results of the estimations are presented in support of performance assessment.


ADS-B Latency Surveillance performance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuyuki Kakubari
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yoshio Kosuge
    • 1
  • Tadashi Koga
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronic Navigation Research Institute (ENRI)TokyoJapan

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